King James Version

Psalm 127

1Except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the Lord keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.

It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows: for so he giveth his beloved sleep.

Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.

As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth.

Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.

Bíbélì Mímọ́ Yorùbá Òde Òn

Saamu 127

Orin fún ìgòkè. Ti Solomoni.

1Bí kò ṣe pé Olúwa bá kọ́ ilé náà
    àwọn tí ń kọ́ ọ ń ṣiṣẹ́ lásán ni;
    bí kò ṣe pé Olúwa bá pa ìlú mọ́, olùṣọ́ jí lásán.
Asán ni fún ẹ̀yin ti ẹ dìde ní kùtùkùtù
    láti pẹ́ dùbúlẹ̀, láti jẹ oúnjẹ làálàá;
    bẹ́ẹ̀ ni ó ń fi ìre fún olùfẹ́ rẹ̀ lójú ọ̀run.

Kíyèsi i, àwọn ọmọ ni ìní Olúwa:
    ọmọ inú sì ni èrè rẹ̀.
Bí ọfà ti rí ní ọwọ́ alágbára,
    bẹ́ẹ̀ ni àwọn ọmọ èwe
Ìbùkún ni fún ọkùnrin náà tí apó rẹ̀ kún fún wọn;
    ojú kì yóò tì wọ́n,
    ṣùgbọ́n wọn yóò ṣẹ́gun àwọn ọ̀tá ní ẹnu-ọ̀nà.